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Keep it easy with these simple but delicious recipes. From make-ahead lunches and midweek meals to fuss-free sides and moreish cakes, we've got everything you need.

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  • Easy Italian bean salad

    Easy Italian bean salad

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.13 ratings

    A quick and easy summery salad - ideal for serving with a barbecue spread

  • Easy noodles

    Easy noodles

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.23 ratings

    This simple version of a Malaysian classic is microwaved in a single bowl - an easy supper for 4

  • One-pot chicken chasseur in a casserole dish

    One-pot chicken chasseur

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.492 ratings

    This French bistro classic is easy to make at home and fabulous with creamy mash or crusty bread

  • Hob-to-table moussaka

    Hob-to-table moussaka

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.152 ratings

    Try this rich, hearty and quick variation on the classic family favourite

  • Lemon drizzle cake loaf on a pretty platter

    Lemon drizzle cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.2587 ratings

    It's difficult not to demolish this classic lemon drizzle in just one sitting, so why not make two at once?

  • Slices of yummy scrummy carrot cake on brown baking paper

    Carrot cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.1183 ratings

    Delight friends with an afternoon tea that includes this easy carrot cake. You can bake the cake, freeze it and just drizzle over the icing on the day

  • Chocolate brownie cake

    Chocolate brownie cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.510 ratings

    Get kids cooking at the weekend by baking this yummy brownie cake, much better than shop bought

  • Spicy root & lentil casserole

    Spicy root & lentil casserole

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.813 ratings

    The potatoes in this recipe take on the spicy flavours beautifully - our idea of the perfect veggie supper

  • Hearty pasta soup

    Hearty pasta soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.354 ratings

    Do something different with a pack of tortellini. This filling soup is full of fibre and veg, plus it's low in fat. The perfect lunch or supper

  • Oven-baked risotto

    Oven-baked risotto

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.438 ratings

    Cook this simple storecupboard risotto in the oven while you get on with something else – the result is still wonderfully creamy

  • Summer traybake chicken

    Summer traybake chicken

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.28 ratings

    A great dish for dinner parties and family meals in - quick, easy and very tasty

  • Easiest ever vegan gravy served in a gravy jug, next to a silver spoon

    Easy vegan gravy

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Pair this simple vegan gravy with lentil-based dishes or nut roasts. It adds a salty, umami punch to roasted roots, steamed greens and Sunday roasts

  • Stuffed chicken breasts with mushroom and leek rice

    Herb & ricotta chicken with mushroom rice

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.17 ratings

    Stuff chicken breasts with a creamy garlic and Parmesan filling for a special, yet super-healthy, dinner that provides folate, iron and two of your 5-a-day

  • A jug of gravy being poured over a plate of roast turkey and all the trimmings

    Easy gravy

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Take the stress out of roast dinner prep with our easy five-ingredient gravy. Prep it on the day or make ahead and keep in the freezer until needed

  • Bombay potato omelette served in a frying pan

    Bombay potato omelette

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    Make this comforting Bombay potato omelette as an easy lunch or simple supper. To serve, top with a drizzle of yogurt or raita and some chilli sauce

  • Two breakfast naans topped with egg, avocado, chutney and coriander, served on a dish

    Breakfast naans

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.16 ratings

    Top naan breads with cream cheese, chutney, avocado and eggs for a tasty breakfast or brunch. They take just 10 minutes to make and deliver one of your 5-a-day

  • Red berry fruit compote (German rote grütze)

    Red berry fruit compote (German rote grütze)

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    This light, fruity dessert is a German summertime staple - a mixed berry compote with custard. The fruity mix is ideal as a topping for granola or stirred through ice cream

  • Shakshuka flatbread bake scattered with parsely

    Shakshuka flatbread bake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    Try an exotic brunch of spiced Turkish-style eggs. Using canned tomatoes and shop-bought flatbreads means less prep time on a leisurely morning

  • A slice of salmon coulibiac

    Easy salmon coulibiac

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    This dish of pastry-wrapped rice and fish is easy but impressive so it works well as a midweek meal or dinner party centrepiece

  • Pork noodle stir-fry in a wok

    Pork noodle stir-fry

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.116 ratings

    Whip up this filling pork noodle stir-fry for a quick and easy midweek meal. It takes just 30 minutes to make, so is great for busy evenings

  • Sweet potato nachos with avocadoes and tomato salsa

    Sweet potato nachos

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    Everyone will love these easy veggie nachos. They're full of calcium and fibre and contain 3 of your 5-a-day, so make a great better-for-you film night snack

  • Harissa-crumbed fish with lentils, olives & peppers served on a plate

    Harissa-crumbed fish with lentils & peppers

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.36 ratings

    This smoky cod dish makes a great midweek meal – it's quick, low calorie and made in just one pan, which saves on washing up

  • Serving of risotto with bacon & peas with fork

    Easy risotto with bacon & peas

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.337 ratings

    Not one for risotto purists – this simple recipe has just a few ingredients and the stock is added all in one go.

  • Easy Thai prawn curry

    Easy Thai prawn curry

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.276 ratings

    Try our easy Thai prawn curry on a busy weeknight. This quick dinner is ready in under 20 minutes and flavoured with warming red Thai curry paste

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